OUR MISSION:   The purpose of the Kearney R-1 School District is the pursuit of excellence, which will enable each student to become a productive, contributing member of society into the 21st century.

Kearney R1 School District has been awarded the Missouri Dept of Education Distinction in Performance Award
2004-2005 | 2005-2006 | 2006-2007
2007-2008 | 2008-2009 | 2009-2010
2010-2011 | 2011-2012 | 2012-2013

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Kearney Middle School
''Challenging and Engaging for Success''
2012 Missouri PLC Exemplary School

Kearney Middle School

School Address:
200 E. 5th St.
Kearney, MO 64060
Phone: 816-628-4115
Fax: 816-628-4424

Bart Woods, Principal
Annette Shelton, Assistant Principal
Monday thru Friday 7:35 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.


KMS students earned first place with their Energy Busters video in the Heartland Utilities for Energy Efficiency video contest. KMS will receive a $3,500 grant. Students have won grants in past years, but this is the first time a first place prize has been achieved. The grant will be used to upgrade the media class and equipment. Students who took part in the video are as follows: Sydney Lentz, Kassidy Pfeiffer, Natalie McDonald, Nikki Brefogle, Addie Hampton, Drake Meinert, Dane Corum. Check out their video!


 Kearney Middle School - Exemplary PLC Award Recipient

Pictured from left to right:
Bart Woods(Principal), Jessica Hammond(Teacher), Cheryl Hodge(Teacher), Annette Shelton(Asst. Principal), Doris Cadd(Teacher), Zach Boswell(Teacher), Chrissy Nutter(Teacher), Margie Vandeven(Asst. Commissioner Office of Quality Schools - DESE)

Kearney Middle School of Kearney, Missouri, was recognized as a Missouri Exemplary Professional Learning Community School at the 2012 Powerful Learning Conference held in Osage Beach, Missouri on January 30 - 31, 2012.


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Kearney R-I School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Kearney R-I School District's Assistant Superintendent of Special Services, 1002 South Jefferson, Kearney, MO 64060, (816) 628-2653
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